What is Delta-homes.com

Delta-homes.com by Banyan Tree Technology Limited is browser hijacker for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Delta-homes.com hijacks homepage, default search engine of this browsers to http://delta-homes.com. Searches are redirected to Google, but may be fake. It infects browser shortcuts also. Removing it from Control Panel brings partial results as changed settings and extensions will not be removed. Learn how to remove Delta-homes.com search from browsers and restore settings.

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How Delta-homes.com infected your PC

Delta-homes.com can be offered as optional installation option in free software installers. Visually such offer can be presented as check-box that will say “Set Delta-homes.com as default search and homepage”. If user does not spot such offer delta-homes.com will be installed as start page by default. This is done in background, while you install initial program. Delta-homes.com copies its files in AppData or ProgramData and you need to set Windows show hidden files and folders to see it. It creates entry in Programs and Features named delta-homes uninstall that may ask you to enter captcha during uninstall. Antivirus programs currently cannot effectively remove delta-homes.com hijacker and you need to use antimalware programs like SpyHunter 5.

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Remove Delta-homes.com manually for free

Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full Delta-homes.com removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of Delta-homes.com installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.

Remove Delta-homes.com from Control Panel

To start removing Delta-homes.com you should uninstall it using Control Panel. It can be present by different names – “Delta-homes uninstall” or just “Delta-homes.com”. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use IObit Uninstaller Pro to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Latest versions of Delta-homes.com hijacker are protected by program called XTab that is located in C:\Program Files\XTab (or Search Protect located in C:\Program Files\Search Protect). This program is not present in the list of installed programs, but you can uninstall it manually by going to this folder and running uninstall.exe file. Or you can use SpyHunter 5 antimalware to remove it completely.

Remove Delta-homes.com from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Delta-homes uninstall.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove Delta-homes.com from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Delta-homes uninstall and click Uninstall.

Remove Delta-homes.com from Windows 8:

  1. Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Delta-homes uninstall, click Uninstall.

Cannot uninstall Delta-homes.com

In some cases Delta-homes.com won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Delta-homes. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Delta-homes folder and files. This happens, because process or service does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes AntiMalware or uninstall Delta-homes.com in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting type F8 button.
  3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
  4. Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
  5. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove “Delta-homes uninstall”

>> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode

Remove malicious add-ons from your browsers

Uninstalling Delta-homes from Control Panel often does not bring desired effect. It sometimes have browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove Delta-homes related extension from your browsers manually.

Delta-homes.com can create browser extensions in all your browsers. Usually it is delta-homes Browser Protecter and Fast Dial.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find suspicious extensions.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove them.
  5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose suspicious extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.
  5. Remove all suspicious extensions from the list.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove Delta-homes from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Delta-homes.com, please, do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Delta-homes.com.
  6. Also disable other suspicious extensions from the list.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Delta-homes.com does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:

  1. Start Opera browser.
  2. Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
  3. Find Delta-homes.com extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.
  5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

Reset browsers settings (homepage, default search)

Delta-homes.com installs search engine that hijacks your browsers. Here is instruction to reset your browsers homepage, newtab and search engine to default values.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://settings/.
  3. Scroll down and find Show advanced settings link.
  4. Click on it and scroll down to the bottom again.
  5. Click Reset browser settings button and click Reset to confirm.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:support.
  3. Click Reset Firefox… button.
  4. Click Reset Firefox to confirm.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

  1. Start Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu choose Internet options.
  4. Click Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Choose Delete personal settings and click Reset.

Opera Browser:

  1. Close Opera and open command prompt from the start menu.
  2. Type following command del %AppData%\Opera\Opera\operaprefs.ini
  3. Start Opera.

Remove following files and folders

Delta-homes.com files:


delta-homes.exe
updater.exe

Delta-homes.com folders:


C:\Users\{your username}\AppData\Roaming\delta-homes

Alternative way to remove adware browser extensions and reset browser settings

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Cleaning browsers shortcuts

shortcut cleaner You can clean your browser shortcuts manually right-clicking on your browser icon, choosing “Properties” and removing hijacker address from “Target” field (leave just the path to your browser). However it is easier to use free Shortcut Cleaner from BleepingComputer. Download it here – its FREE:

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Final tips

Be careful surfing the internet and downloading software, as programs like Delta-homes.com may become a real headache as they are hard to remove and break your privacy. To keep safe from such threats we recommend you always use antivirus and one of antimalware programs available on the market. One of the best anti-spyware and antimalware programs is SpyHunter 5. It can protect your PC from threats like Delta-homes.com.

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